Class is out until August for the children, but students of the weed industry might be interested in some of the summer-school opportunities presented by Clover Leaf University in this week's Cannabis Calendar.
Clover Leaf University is offering three different classes on the world of legal marijuana on Tuesday, June 23, in Suite 122 of 3888 East Mexico Avenue. Pot scholars can attend all three courses if they'd like, with Responsible Vendor Certification ($99) taking place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Responsible Cultivating ($199) running from 4 to 8 p.m., and Responsible Consuming finishing it up from 8 to 10 p.m. Certificates from CLU and the Colorado Department of Higher Education will be presented upon course completion. For class curriculum and other information, click here.
Funky Buddha Lounge will host High Social Happy Hour by Blazer — a happy hour for the cannabis industry — on Tuesday, June 23, at 5 p.m. The free, 21+ networking social will also be gathering signatures for the marijuana public consumption proposal for the November 2015 ballot. Dressing up is encouraged. For more information, click here.
The Colorado Cannabis Entrepreneurs will host a free mixer to discuss industry-specific ideas on Tuesday, June 23, at 7 p.m. at Casselman's Bar. A guest speaker is expected to attend. Learn more here. 21+
Clover Leaf University is also rolling out a Cannabis Extraction Laboratory class on Thursday, June 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. in Suite 122 of 3888 East Mexico Avenue. The class will focus on extraction safety, room layouts, efficient working environments and government compliance. The class costs $299 to attend, and certificates from CLU and the Colorado Department of Higher Education will be presented upon course completion. Click here for more information.
Puff, Pass and Paint will spotlight a special "Bob Ross Class" on Thursday, June 25, at 7 p.m. at 2900 Marion Street. Local artist Heidi Keyes will teach an art class in honor of the super-chill, afro-rocking badass so many of us loved to watch paint waterfalls on Sunday mornings. All equipment is included in ticket cost ($50), and although cannabis consumption (bring your own) is encouraged, it's not required. Learn more here. 21+
Uncalled Four Comedy will host its season finale of Last Asshole Standing on Friday, June 26, from 8 to 11:45 p.m. at the Oriental Theater. The comedy game show will feature Aaron Urist, Christie Buchele, Mike Hammock, Greg Baumhauer and Nerd Nite Denver. Make a purchase at dispensary Denver Relief before June 26 and get free admission. Learn more here.
Mixed Bag: Marijuana in the Highlands — a photo exhibition on the movement toward cannabis legalization — will be open for viewing through Saturday, June 27, at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center. The exhibition focuses on Colorado's retail cultivation centers as well as underground operations in Northern California. Admission is free. Learn more here.
The National Cannabis Industry Association's Cannabis Business Summit will be in Denver June 29-July 1, at the Colorado Convention Center. Just about every topic pertaining to regulated cannabis will be covered in depth at this pot-money hotbed — from accounting and finance to security and sustainability. Dozens of keynote speakers will be available for questions during panel discussions, and there will be daily networking opportunities. Tickets start at $895. Click here for information on registration, the schedule and more.
The NCIA will also bring festivities to Denver's pot industry on Tuesday, June 30, with the NCIA & Bhang Corporation Present: Cannabis Carnival II at the Fillmore Auditorium. The celebration will feature live music from Medeski Martin & Wood, Everyone Orchestra, Quixotic and Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation. Also on the agenda: live art, networking lounges and carnival-themed games and food. Tickets start at $40 apiece. Learn more here. 21+
Interested in learning how to grow cannabis at a commercial level? Clover Leaf University teaches Cannabis Cultivation 102: Warehouse Cultivation at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, in the office buildings at 3888 East Mexico Avenue. The four-hour course focuses on the components of cannabis growing mediums, watering, lighting, ventilation and cycles. Curriculum also includes pest-control methods, advanced harvesting techniques and the importance of curing. The cost to attend is $299, and attendees will receive a certificate upon completion. Learn more here.
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